Below you will find helpful resources to get you better acquainted with your new NALP membership. To learn more about your NALP membership benefits download the benefits flyer.
To access all members-only resources, members must first login to the NALP Member Portal using your email address and the temporary password: Password1 (case sensitive). You will be prompted to create a new password immediately after the initial login.
As a member-driven association, NALP relies on the contributions of volunteers at every turn and there are many ways to contribute. We regularly need volunteers at all levels, whether you have a couple of hours to spare or would like to commit yourself to serving in a leadership role on a Section, Advisory Group, Work Group, or the Board of Directors. Read more about how to Get Involved.
Suggestions for Getting Started
Visit the Newcomers page for additional suggestions and tips on how to make the most of your NALP membership.
Principles & Standards
Research & Statistics
NALP is a primary resource in legal employment and recruiting research. Our research covers employment statistics, public and private salary information, diversity statistics as well as legal recruiting information in our Directory of Legal Employers.
Member Salary Surveys (login required)
Diversity & Inclusion Information
Conferences & EventsLearn about all of NALP's educational conferences here, or browse upcoming webinars and conferences.
NALPconnect (login required)
NALPconnnect is a community platform for member communication and collaboration. Each NALP member will be able to create a profile on NALPconnect, and each Section will have a Group for discussions, announcements, document-sharing and more. The Board of Directors and the new Regional Resource Council will use the platform to communicate with members as well.
Popular Titles for Newer Professionals
Recent Research Studies
The passwords for the Directory of Legal Employers and Law Schools are different than your personal password assigned in your Welcome Letter. If you need help obtaining your directory ID or password please feel free to call the NALP office at 202.835.1001 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Important Membership Information
NALP is a community of experts dedicated to the success of its members and the promotion of knowledge and expertise about the legal employment market. NALP membership is an investment in yourself and your organization.
NALP membership runs January 1 — December 31. Read about the member types, benefits and fees here. You will receive renewal information from NALP at the end of the year. Contact the NALP office at email@example.com or 202-835-1001 with any questions.
NALP members can now access an online PDF archive of all past NALP Directory of Legal Employers (NDLE) forms (1979 – present) at https://www.nalp.org/ndle_archives. If you are looking for older copies of your NALP forms (or copies of other firms’ forms) to gather or review historical data, this information is now easily accessible!
To view the online membership directory please visit http://www.nalp.org/membershipdirectory and log in with your username and password that you created.
To update your contact information please email firstname.lastname@example.org with any changes.
An important part of NALP's mission is to serve as a leading advocate for diversity within the legal profession, within NALP, and within the fields of career services, legal recruitment and professional development. This goal can be be achieved by knowing more about our membership. Please take a minute to update your diversity information by logging into your profile, following the same steps listed above.
Please contact email@example.com or 202.835.1001.